Kenneth George "Kenny" Whetzel(1935-2014)

Kenneth George "Kenny" Whetzel, age 79, a resident of Strasburg, VA passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at his residence.

A funeral service for Mr. Whetzel will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at Stover Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow in Riverview Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted by Shenandoah American Legion Post 77, Strasburg, VA.

He was born in Mathias, West Virginia on April 21, 1935 a son of the late Seymour Aldine and Annie Frances Jenkins Whetzel. He was of the Methodist faith, a U.S Army Veteran and a 1959 graduate of Northwest School in Illinois specializing in heavy equipment engineering and was a retired Heavy Equipment operator.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son, Charles Eugene "Charlie" Whetzel, and brothers, Maxwell Whetzel and Robert "Bob" Whetzel.

Survivors include his loving wife of 58 years, Shirley Mae Foltz Whetzel of Strasburg; his beloved daughters, Doris Lynn Weatherholtz and husband, Ronnie of Strasburg and Lisa Whetzel McDonald and husband, Howard of Fishers Hill; Grandchildren, Jenna Weatherholtz, Rhonda Weatherholtz and fiance James Weaver, and Matthew Weatherholtz and wife, Samantha; great grandson, Zachary Charles Weaver; brothers, Ford Whetzel of Quicksburg, Jennings Whetzel and Don Whetzel both of Mathias, WV; numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Ward Shoemaker, Sr., Jenna Weatherholtz, James Weaver, Ronnie Weatherholtz, and Joshua Weaver.

Honorary pallbearers will be Howard McDonald, Matthew Weatherholtz, and Rhonda Weatherholtz.

The family will receive friends at Stover Funeral Home on Monday evening from 6-8 P.M.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Stover Funeral Home to assist with burial expenses.

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Stover Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., Strasburg is serving the family of Mrs. Whetzel.

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Published in Northern Virginia Daily on July 5, 2014